Asian Glazed Turkey Meatballs are deliciously sticky and sweet. Ground turkey is seasoned with ginger, garlic, and scallions, and formed into bite-sized meatballs. The meatballs are slathered with a delicious sauce made with the flavors hoisin, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and ginger. Served with rice and a veggie, these Asian Glazed Turkey Meatballs make for a perfectly well rounded meal (or meal prep). They also make a perfect bite-sized appetizer!
Course Appetizer, lunch, Main Course
Keyword asian, glaze, meatballs
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
mini muffin tin or sheet pan
2lbsground turkey breast
1cuppanko breadcrumbsplain, unseasoned
fresh cracked pepper
1/4cupreduced sodium soy sauce
1/4cup rice wine vinegar
1 tbspcorn starch
1tspgingerfresh or paste
sesame seeds and scallions for garnish
Preheat the oven to 375F.
Mince the garlic and chop the scallions.
Combine all meatball ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
Using a small scooper, form 24 equal-sized meatballs. (For reference, mine were approximately 1.5 ounces each).
Spray a mini muffin tin liberally with cooking spray. If you don't have a mini muffin tin, use a baking sheet.
Add one meatball to each opening of the muffin tin, or lay them on the baking sheet.
Cook the meatballs for 15 minutes.
Mince the garlic.
Combine all glaze ingredients in a sauce pan and whisk together.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently to prevent clumping.
Cook for 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
Add the cooked meatballs to the sauce, and cook for another minute or two.
Add sesame seeds and more chopped scallions for garnish.